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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 20, 1914, Mason City, Iowa                                SELL STOVES NOW rWICEAWEEK Tals Is the best saanon of tho year to sell stoves and tlio best medium to use Is The Globe Gazette Want Ads Try thorn toe a few issues THE WEATHER Inir weather tonight ami continued moderate tcmicratuic REPOHTS BY WIRE EACH BAY OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE WORLD TODAYS NEWS NOT YESTERDAYS VOL XXII ttASGK CITY IOWA TUESDAlf OCTOBER 20 1JM HOPEFUL NOTE IN THE AN NOUNCEMENTS OF AL LIES WAR OFFICE TODAY DRENCH CLAIM MARKED GAINS IN SOME PLACES JAPANESE CRUISER IS SENT TO BOTTOM OF THE SEA WHEN IT FOULS I MINE lelyiau Army Heard From Picturestiuely Defending Un invaded Remnant of Coun trys Soil Opecial to The GlobeGazette London Oct 19 By reaching tentacles out to the seaboard he allied forces have established a contact with the British navy vhich now on the extreme left of the ine seems from the London view the moment may have grasped his perhaps indicated in the other wise jnexplaiued appearance of their torpedo boat destroyers off he Dutch coast southward bound t is suggested the object of he destroyers is to convoy submar ies which would dispute the com land of the sea along the Belgian BRITISH VENGEANCE FOR LOSS OF HAWKE IFoiu1 German Destroyers Sunk by Cruiser Commanded by Captain ol theIllFated Am phion Should the German navy under ike this venture it would be con vented with rquch the same proposi ion as has met the British fleet noe the commencement of the war t will assume the same risks of olliding with mines heretoforee iced by the English alone because ritish mine field stretches right long the Belgian coast from Ostend ju Inward London Oct the poin f the allied armies so far as could 3 learned from dispatches reaching ondon the situation in West Flan ars and also in France as far soutl s Lille seemed on this the seventy aventh day of the war perhaps lore hopeful than at any time since ae German advance on Paris was hecked though meager and belated 11 tidings seem to indicate that the arrnan right invaders are compelled give ground before the allies wedg ig force which has been concentrat ig from Lille MS CAM IS PUT ON TRIAL FOR MURDER WITH KILLING WOMAN MAKING PROFESSIONAL CALL ON HUSBAND FIVE 1UKOIIS PICliED DURING FIRST SESSION French Statement Special to The GlobeGazette Paris Oct French war office issued tho following official announcement this afternoon In Belgium the heavy artillery of the enemy has cannonaded but with out result the front from Niounort to Vladsloo to the east of Dixmude The forces of the allies and notably the Belgium army have not only re pulsed further attacks on the part of the Germans but have advanced as far as On our left wing between the River Lys and the Canal of Basset we have advanced in the direction of Lille There has been very stubborn fighting from LaBassee to Ablain and the St Naazire We are advancing from house to house in these locali ties To the north and to the south of Arras our troops have been fighting without respite for more than ten days and with a perseverance and a spirit which never for a moment have been relaxed In the region of Chaulues we have repulsed a strong counter attack de livered by the enemy and have won some ground On the center there is nothing to report On our right wing in Alsace to the west of Colmar our advance posts Crime with Which She Is Charged Was Committed at HempsteucJ on Juno 80 Last Special to The GlobeGazette Mineala L Oct Flor ence Carman of Frecport vas placed on trial for nuirder to day charged with slaying Mrs Louise Bailey of Hempstead on the night of vine 30 last while Mrs Bailey was n the office of Dr Edwin Carman he defendants husband whither she had gone for medical advice Five urors were selected before the after noon recess INCREASED FHE1C8T RATE HEARINGS ARE O PRESIDENT OPENS AKGU MEXTS IN FAVOU OF CAUIUKKS Special to The GlobeGazette Tokio Oct is officially an nounced that the Japanese cruiser Takachiho wag sunk by a mine in KiaoChow bay on the night of Oct 17 Only one officer and nine mem bers of the crew out of 357 are known to have been saved The Takachiho was built in 1885 and refitted in 1900 She was a vessel of tons three hundred feet long and had a sixty foot beam Her main battery consisted of eight six inch guns The cruiser was on patrol duty out of Tsing Tao when she fouled the mine Japanese destroyers heard the explosion and saw the flames shoot high in the air They hurare on between Bonhomme ried to the assistance of the cruiser j parB sulzern More to the south which however dicappeared quickly gtlll occupy in the darkness It was possible to rescue only twelve men Twen THEFT OF OVERLAND TOUH ING CAR IS REPORTED BY ROBERT L POTTER TAKEN FROM STREET EARLY SUNDAY NKiHT FIVE PKR CKXT FLAT INCREASE IS ASKED Says In Address That Needs of the Railways Duo to Finunrial Situ ation Are Pressing Special to The GlobeGazette Washington Oct Wilson has made public a letter to Majority Leader Underwood of the House in which he reviewed the achievements of his administration outlined the program for the next session of congress and declared the democratic party is now in fact the only instrument ready to the coun trys hand by which anything can be The president wrote the letter as an endorsement of all democratic members of congress in lieu o Owner Left Aulo When lie En tered Revival Meeting and il Was Gone on His Return While Robert L Potter of the Northern Ohio Land Co was attend ing the revival meeting at the taber nacle last night an exceptionally mean auto thief was operating in Mason Citys down town district When he went into the meeting Mr Potter left his Overland touring car bearing No 8060S Iowa in the street near the tabernacle This was about When he came for the car about 9 it was gone The police and sheriff were noti fied this morning but thus far no trace of the car has been found Mr Potter says it was rather out of tune and he does not believe a driver not accustomed to it could have gotten very far with it so it is rather expected it will be found abandoned by the roadside somewhere not many miles from the Special to The GlobeGiixette Washington Oct Daniel E Willard of the Baltimore Ohio railroad chairman of tho com mittee or railroad presidents made the opening statement before the interstate commerce commission for the eastern railways in their appli cation for increased commission rates based upon the world wide fi nancial exigency due in a great measure to the European war The needs of the carriers are pressing and he declar ed The actual situation bus be come extremely The roads are seeking a flat in crease of five percent in freight rates throughout the territory east o fthe Mississippi and north of the Ohio and Potomac rivers 5AITKN TO CDXTOL THE srrjA tyeight officers fiftyfour non commissioned officers arid 189 sea men perished Sink Austrian Submarine Cettinje Oct Aus trian submarine has been in the Ad riatic by a French cruiser MINE LAYER CATTUREI Special to The GlobeGazette London Oct Central News has sent out dispatch from Har wich in which the correspondent gays he learned through good author ity that the British cruiser Undaun ted accompanied by two torpedo oat destroyers had captured a Ger man mine layer in the North sea iv If Special to The GlobeGazette London Oct south i France reinforcements from Brus 2l3 it is said have been brought up efore Lille which the Germans are sported bombarding in a desperate ttempt to retake the place The Bel lans themselves have been putting a some hard knocks According to the last Paris official onvmunlcation they held the Ger in an attempt to cross the River south west of Dixmude Bel gium This was first heard of the Telgian forces since the evacuation if Antwerp Now they are found ap propriately and picturesquely defend ing that little splotch of their own that the invaders had not aken King Albert who has been of for some time Is said to lave personally cheered his men In he field Some London papers des cribe the Gorman evacuation of Os end as to tho east on he theory that the allies progress to he south threatened to isolate the stend garrison and making a re reat Imperative Dispatches are far from unanimoua n the direction of the retirement lowever From various sources come reports lone of which are confirmed that omo sort of naval craEt aro bong into use by tho allies in the Flanders and perhaps that he heavy firing heard there indlcat A that gunboats are being used in the anals It Is added that heavy fighting if progressing south of Ostend which 1 rue meant the presence of tho alliet orces at a point further north than suspected German Statement Special to The GlobeGazette Berlin Oct German irmy headquarters Issued an offlcla this afternoon as fol OWK The attacks of tho enemy to th vest and northwest of Lille hav een repulsed by our troops wit Heinfltction of severe losses In tit arena of war tho situation re nalns Ask Church Head to Leave Special to The GlobeGazette o a telegram from Berlin the Tur clsh government has requested the Oecumenical Patriarch head the Orthodox church to leave con FOUtt DESTROYERS SUNK pedal to The GlobeGazette London Oct Britain as answered the activities of the German navy swiftly avenging the oss of the light cruiser Hawke and 00 men A British mosquito fleet omprising the light protteced cruiser Russia Undaunted and the destroyers Loyal paign jegion Lennox and Lance sent four Jerman destroyers to the bottom of he North sea off the Holland coast The brltish fleet was commanded by ieutenant Commander George Sey mour The Undaunted was commanded by laptaln Cecil H Pox wlio command ed the cruiser Amphion which after sinking the German armored cruiser Koenlgin Louise was itself destroyed a German mine on Aug G The British navy lost nine killet and only one officer and four men were wounded in the action which occurred late Saturday German Crews Perish The crews of the German crafta numbering probably 400 all perish ed with the exception of 31 who are now being sent to a British port a lirlsoners of war This was officially announced by the war press bureau in a statemen issued shoVtly after midnight British Ships Slightly Damaged It was stated that the British de stroyers were slightly damaged b the fire of tholr German antagonists Tho flotilla while cruising aighte the enemys destroyers Apparently re connoiterlng The destroyers remained In th back ground while the Undaunte steamed directly toward the enem with its decks cleared for action As soon as It camo within range its sixinch and fourinch guns were brought into action while torpedoes were launched against the German boats It was stated that the buttle was short and fierce and ended with the Bonding to the bottom of the enemys quartet of destroyers Seymour Hero of Day Lieutenant Commander Seymour la the hero of the day Early today crowds massacl at the newspaper bul letin boards were cheering his name and wore demanding details of the victory For several weeks a German lo Btroyor from Kiel and from TleliKo land base have been active in the Es tuary of tho Ems protected In their operations by numerous submarines and mines The supposition is that Lieutenant Seymour received orders to venture daringly In the hope of Ja at Allah d Gftunclians Sail peciat toTlie GlobeGazette New York Oct line of ray transports lead by a pilot boat nd two British cruisers and flanked y an Armada of battleships cruisers nd destroyers a line so long that it aid the smudge of its smoke against ne sky as far as sailors could see to lie east and was the leet that troops to ngland and its convoys as glimpsed rom the decks of the liner Minne vaska 370 miles from the mouth of he Thames on October 10 The of icers of the Miiinewaska told of the pectacle upon arrival in port here here were thirtytwo transports in ine They churned the waters of one nothers wake at distances of a half nlle to a mile ill cm uci o wi speeches he said he would like to clly make in every congressional dis trict He predicted victory for hia party In elections because every thoughtful man sees that a change of parties just now would set the clock back not andbe cause a practical nation is not likely o reject such a team full of spirit of public service and substitute in the midst of great tasks either a par ty upon which a deep demoraliaztion has fallen or a party which has not grown to a stature that would war rant its assuming the responsibilities of Russian Army Great pecial to The GlobeGazette Berlin by Wireless Oct cording to reports from Russian sources at Warsaw there are Russians engaged in the Poland cam Girl Seriously Burned Sidney Oct Ruth Trav is daughter of B A Travis narrowly escaped burning to death She poured a cup of what she supposed was coal oil into the cook stove to coax up the fire and was immediately enveloped in flames Her mother rolled her in to a carpet and smothered the blaze She was severely burned but is ex pected to recover Ilr Murphy Better Dr F G Murphy went home for the first time Saturday The doctor has been confined to the hospital for the past eleven weeks but is rapidly improving now For the past couple of weeks he had been able to look after his practice while at the hos pital More Victims Truileil by Police Cur Contribute to Public Coffers This Morning Full of Cilv Capo Hnilicn Haiti Oct latest develoiiment in thu Haitian revolution is the occupation of Capo Hailicu by the victorious rebels They entered the town today American nvarincs from the war ships in the harbor have boon lund ol and are now in control of the sit uation HOUKKS AT WAtt Get About in Change When They Rifle Till of Club Roams Cigiir Case Change to the amount of about was taken from the cigar stand of the 1C P club rooms short ly after oclock Saturday night The cigar case was locked and showed evidences of where the lock had been forced with a knife The loot includes about worth of pen nies and some other change was taken Cigars and candy to the amount of about was left untouched Tho robbery is thought to he local talent and was not re ported to the police Taken Suddenly 111 Robert Greer was taken ill sud denly ill last evening at the Del monico Cafe He was taken to his room over the Ideal Laundry where a doctor pronounced the trouble hemorrhage of the stomach Three more scorchers came up before Mayor Stunton this morning and received fines of and costs each S C Hill of Nora Springs Sam Randall and F T Rosenberger were the three the latter being arrested Friday and his caso continued until this morning The mayor also took up the case Michael ORegan arrested last night on complaint of a man named Erickson He was charged with dis turbing the peace and fined and costs Erickson claims the man struck him when ho refused to lend him money Erickson said he was going to the tabernacle when the af fair occurred ORegan was sent to jail in default of money to pay his fine Claude Taylor arrested for beg ging was given utnil noon by the layer to leave town Taylor said Is business was selling shoe strings nd pencils Taylors right leg was one Captain Frank Campbell as instructed to see that the rest the mans anatomy was gone rom Mason City without delay Guy Tribblecock Aguiii Guy Tribblecock was arrested Sun ay afternoon for intoxication Ho ime up before Justice Stanbery this aorning and plead guilty to the large His case was continued un 1 October 21 after he told the jus ce he had as soon go to Kuox illo as to go to the county jail ustiLe Stanbery told the prisoner e would recommend that he be sent o immediately Attempted Scoop by Ceriar TliciUie Suit fur Dnmuge Cedar Rapids Oct the maiuiRamcnl of the Palace itre here attempted to put over a scoop on the Isis a rival movlq house by exhibiting The Christian after the Isis management had ad vertised it the Rlcli Feature Film Exchange has brought anit in the district court hero against the Palace management for It is claimed the film was taken sur reptitiously from Waterloo and rushed to this city in an auto in ori dor to start another movie picture war here COUNI ZEPPELIN WHOSE INVE NTIION HAS TRRROUIKED PARIS AND SOME AIDS This Is County Zoppelin whoso airships have spread terror to and many cities In France and Bol ness they have caused in London The count according to n story re contly cabled from Germany was ot favnrt hlali soundlna titlo Admiral tho German Aoria Fleet by Kaiser Wilhelm don Wait until wo return from Loa Captuin Frank Campbell Locates Missing Ella Whoso Futlicr Her Considerably Injured in Collision With Sides of Concrete Just East of Lake An autoinibilo owned and driven y Chester Dawson a farmer living a short distance this side of the was badly damaged last night vhou it ran into the railing of the oncreto bridge just east of the ometery at Clear Lake No one vas injured according to reports caching here from tho Luke THURSDAY LAST Miss Ella Torgelson who ran away it is asserted from her home in Hayfield was found by Captain Campbell this afternoon at 210 South Michigan where she had staying Her father came here and made the girl Her trunk was traced to Fort Dodge and from there here where the trail was lost It was believed a girl answering her description had checked a truul bv the Milwaukee to Racine but this could not be verified and looking for the trunk led to her be ing found here The girl is said to have become angered at her parents packed her trunk and loft The ill ness of her mother was the immedi ate cause of the search being insti tuted her father said YUUNG GIRLS ARE IN POLICE COURT Who Wish to A 1or Novomlior Term Mils ricfldings in Tliis Week Actions t Get Thursday will be the last day for iling suits for the November terra of the district court Filings may be uade however on Friday if it is so Hated the notices served Tho No vember term of the district court will open Monday November 2 Suits Filed Another suit against the Carters vine Merchantilc Company has boon brought this time by the Mulronoy Manufacturing Co at Fort Dodge for the amount of alleged to be duo on goods sold Tho City Nation al bunk liiiK brought suit against 1 W WhHsKell on a note for friop Munit ion Train Special to Tho GlobeGazette London Oct A Rome dis patch Bays a nifissaso from Bucharest declares n German train of ISO cars loadod heavily with war munitions and materials for Turkey has been stopped by Roumanian officials on the railroad between Bucharest and Giurge on the Danube Despite Gor man protests tho train was not per mitted to jjroceodi Two girls both aged 17 Tctta Et zell white and Gladys Meyers ne gress came up in Justice Stunberys court this morning They are both married and have husbands living elsewhere The Ktxcll girl tolls a wierd story of the conflict the races which has been enacted In her own seventeen short yearsof existance while she white lived In a negro family and finally married Etzell a negro man Starting her life under a cloud she was brought across tho border froni Canada somewhere in North Dakota and given to a negro woman to raise Her mother then left her and sho has lived with negroes since her byhooil The negro woman who nok care of her formally adopted h r in North Dakota anil lattor married hor to Et xoll He brought her to Mason City and then both went to Garner As far as can bo learned Etxell is a respect able negro and nothing except race difference comes between him and his wife But at Garner the girl states she became known only as the white wifo of the nigger cook and it wis inoru than she could ondura So Hhc left him and camo to Masoa City where she nsHnriiiled with ne KIOCS as they warn tho only associates she IKK uvur known I lor husband ia still In Garner Tho Mayors tho wife of tho negro Meyers who recently got Into trouble for too ready use of a gun on another negro In a local barber shop He Is now In Dea Moines and was re cently soen by a local man in a sa loon where lie wag working 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